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Synonyms for plication
plaɪˈkeɪ ʃən, plɪ-pli·ca·tion

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  1. plicationnoun

    Synonyms:
    plicature

  2. plicationnoun

    An act of folding.

    Synonyms:
    plicature

  3. plicationnoun

    A fold or pleat.

    Synonyms:
    plicature

  4. plicationnoun

    A surgical procedure in which a body part is strengthened or shortened by pulling together folds of excess material, and suturing them into place.

    Synonyms:
    plicature

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendnoun

    an angular or rounded shape made by folding

    "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sheep pen, curve, flexure, bending, sheepcote, faithful, flexion, bend, bend dexter, crease, crimp, wrinkle, seam, twist, flection, creese, plica, sheepfold, pleating, fold, line, furrow, folding, crinkle, crook, congregation, crimper, flock, kris

  2. plication, pleatingnoun

    the act of folding in parallel folds

    Synonyms:
    crease, fold, bend, pleating, flexure, crimp

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. plication

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